|Occurred : 7/13/2000 23:15 (Entered as : 07/13/2000 23:15)
Reported: 7/17/2000 08:52
Location: Norristown, PA
|The objects I observed looked like just any other star in the sky,except they moved ...
I was looking up at the stars on this night and noticed a light moving across the sky. It looked to me like just another star,only it was moving.It moved in a straight line moving towards the east.I know it was'nt an aircraft because I saw no visible strobes on the object.I watched it until it was out of my sight. This was very strange to me because if it were a shooting star, it was moving much too slow and emitting nothing. If this were an aircraft,it was moving very fast and I would have seen some type of strobe or flying lights which I did not.Furthermore,I did observe several commercial aircraft flying that night at approximately 30,000 ft.I could see them coming towards me at a distance and could clearly see the strobes flashing.I even watched them as they passed and could see a visible flashing light until they were out of sight. The objects I observed were flying VERY high above the normal air traffic. I can only estimate them at about 100,000 ft conservatively.If they were in fact commercial aircraft, they were moving at very high speed for that altitude.The second object I saw was in the same flight path as the first,about 10 minutes later. I watched this second object(which also looked like any other star)coming towards me, and when it was directly overhead,it vanished.It just wasn't there any longer.I looked in the direction it was going for several more minutes and could not see any movement.Shortly after the object vanished,I saw a very brief shooting star or fireball headed in the opposite direction just North of where the object was last seen.Needless to say,I was very curious as to what they might have been,and wondered if one of those stars were watching me watching it.